[racket-dev] Feature request:highlight variables

From: Harry Spier (vasishtha.spier at gmail.com)
Date: Sun Feb 3 13:17:40 EST 2013

Thanks Pierpaolo,
I don't see a command to highlight the variable, though I do see jump to
next bound occurance and the very useful "change variable name"

On Sat, Feb 2, 2013 at 10:46 PM, Pierpaolo Bernardi <olopierpa at gmail.com>wrote:

> You can already do this by right-clicking an identifier and selecting
> the appropriate command (whose name at the moment I can't remember).
> Cheers
> 2013/2/3, Harry Spier <vasishtha.spier at gmail.com>:
> > I just downloaded the latest version of Komodo Edit (I needed to edit
> some
> > PHP code) and it has an interesting feature that might be useful in
> > DrRacket.  In DrRacket if you hover the mouse pointer over a variable you
> > get arrows from the binding occurance of a variable to its bound
> occurances
> > which is very useful but if you move the cursor off the variable then the
> > arrows disappear.  In the latest version of Komodo if you click on a
> > variable then all occurances of that variable are highlighted.
> >
> > It might be a useful enhancement in DrRacket, that if you clicked on the
> > binding occurance of a variable then it and all its bound occurances
> would
> > be hightlighted until you again clicked them off or clicked on a the
> > binding occurance of a new variable. Or alternatively and probably better
> > if clicking made the arrows stay until you clicked  them off.
> >
> > Harry Spier
> >
> --
> Inviato dal mio dispositivo mobile
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